Fishing Lines Thickness Ratios - Table Comparison

Fishing lines come in almost countless varieties regarding their material, color, thickness and other factors that increase their fishing value. The strongest line is not always the best one, but if the line snaps, fish is gone ...

Following table presents fishing lines thickness ratios between various lines - these lines also differ in their material, so before making any conclusions, be sure to read these articles:

- Types of Fishing Lines - What fishing line should I use?

- Copper, Monel and Lead Core Fishing Lines - Heavy Deep Trolling Lines

And, here is the table:

Fishing Line Type Fishing Line Diameter (Inch/mm) - Line Test Strength (Lbs/kg)
10/4.53 20/9.06 30/13.6 40/18.1 50/22.6 60/27.1 70/31.7 80/36.2 90/40.7 100/45.3
 American Fishing Wire 49-Strand Cable Bare 7x7 Stainless Steel Leader Wire Stainless Steel - - - - - - - - 0.031/0.79 -
American Fishing Wire Surfstrand Copper 1x7 Bare Trolling Wire  Copper - - 0.028/0.71 -
45lbs/20.3kg
0.037/0.93
- - - - -
 American Fishing Wire - Monel Trolling Wire Monel
15lbs/6.79kg
0.016/0.41
0.018/0.46 0.022/0.56 0.025/0.63 0.028/0.71 0.031/0.79 0.034/0.86 0.036/0.91 - 0.040/1.02
American Fishing Wire Titanium Surfstrand Bare 1x7 Titanium Leader Wire Titanium
 15lbs/6.79kg
 0.012/0.31
0.014/0.36 0.017/0.43 - 0.021/0.53 - -
75lbs/33.9kg
0.026/0.66
- -
Berkley Vanish Fluorocarbon Fishing Line Fluorocarbon 0.011/0.27 0.016/0.40 0.020/0.50 0.022/0.55 0.029/0.73 0.032/0.81 - - - -
Blood Run Tackle Copper Fishing Line Copper - -
32lbs/14.5kg
0.030/0.76
-
45lbs/20.3kg
0.035/0.89
- - - - -
KastKing SuperPower Blue Braided Fishing Line Braid 0.0035/0.09 0.007/0.18 0.01/0.25 0.012/.30 0.016/0.40 - - 0.02/0.5 - -
Sufix Performance Lead Core Metered Fishing Line Lead Core 15lbs/6.8kg
0.022/0.57
18lbs/8.2kg
0.025/0.63
27lbs/12.2kg
0.029/0.75
36lbs/16.3kg
0.033/0.85
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Obviously, differences between strengths and thicknesses are quite large, but so are material/types and in the end, recommended usage of each line type.

Note: table shows lines only in the 10-100 pounds range.